The Terrible Mistake of Choosing 'Null' as a License Plate

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  • Half as Interesting
    Half as Interesting7 muaj më parë

    inb4 everyone puts their name as "null" in the HAI suggestions form. But if you do, just make sure to include a quality topic suggestion along with that, because not only do these suggestions help fuel the channel, they also get you "the viewer" a free HAI t-shirt if we use your suggestion. Submit here:

  • LilacDoe


    11 ditë më parë

    I'll say it again, do the Voyager Space Probes. I filled out the form, but that'd be an awesome topic. That is probably humanity's greatest achievement when you learn more about it.

  • B_I_R_D


    12 ditë më parë

    Nope you found the perfect way to keep millennials off their phones and off the internet 😈......better than naming the boy 'sue' like in the Johnny Cash song. #charitykid

  • David Bravo

    David Bravo

    22 ditë më parë

    (3:16) why does that baby have a blueberry instead if a belly button?

  • tyler maloney

    tyler maloney

    Muaj më parë

  • TheLucidDreamer


    3 muaj më parë

    @Shitty Gayming bold assumption, bub

  • Luggas
    Luggas13 orë më parë

    Just use === instead of == it's not that hard

  • N. Pratt
    N. Pratt13 orë më parë


  • Charles Cox
    Charles CoxDitë më parë

    The word "null" is not the same as the value null returned by the queries. This is not a computing problem. It's a human data entry problem.

  • Dan Hard
    Dan Hard2 ditë më parë

    my plate is HARDER1 because its better then being a SOFTER1 haa haaaa

  • maumee22
    maumee222 ditë më parë

    "Unless you swim out to that buoy in the middle of the Gulf of Guinea" Me: Is that a challenge?

  • Hirsch nope
    Hirsch nope2 ditë më parë

    Saw a plate saying void in CT many years ago

  • Jim Findley
    Jim Findley4 ditë më parë

    i think you can get away with using nuII with capital i's as opposed to using L's as it would look the same as lower case L's from a distance

  • Lastardczyk
    Lastardczyk4 ditë më parë

    The whole null island situation kinda reminds me of another like it. There is this site, MSPaint FanAdventures (MSPFA) that houses fancomic based on homestuck in varying degrees. When you reach a 404 error, the site redirects you to a fanadventure called "404quest" Although this time its more for the lolz than out f necessarity

  • Silencer
    Silencer5 ditë më parë

    My first car had a plate that said null. Nothing went wrong. That was when I thought putting my last name as my plate was a good idea though.

  • RottenWorm
    RottenWorm5 ditë më parë

    Null means zero in my language.

  • Unique Wood Crafting
    Unique Wood Crafting5 ditë më parë

    This is a retelling of a story that dates back to the early 80'S. Before computers were doing the processing. Someone wanted a personalized license plate and the application form gave the person 3 choices. He picked 2, but for his 3rd choice he wrote NONE because he couldn't think of a 3rd choice. From here, the story goes on as in this video, but it wasn't in 2016. More like 1982.

  • Blake Taylor
    Blake Taylor5 ditë më parë

    My all time favorite “PLATE”

  • Snooker Freak
    Snooker Freak5 ditë më parë

    For some reasons this remind me of the Y2K

  • Mista Taylor
    Mista Taylor5 ditë më parë

    Remember that dude that owned two competing cars businesses, and the employees only found out about it when he died. I’m certain that’s the same situation with HAI and Wendover productions

  • Switched On Network
    Switched On Network7 ditë më parë

    If coded correctly, a string of text "null" should be completely different from an actual NULL data in any database system.

  • Jayy _15
    Jayy _157 ditë më parë

    fun fact null in french translates to bad

  • WW Wilkes Jr
    WW Wilkes Jr8 ditë më parë

    Imagine that? A computer cant tell the difference between someone's name and a common, everyday word. Dumb computers.

  • Bob Seger
    Bob Seger8 ditë më parë

    So Im german, and the interesting thing is, in german "null" means "zero", so if the geographical location is set to "null, null" it actually means "0, 0"

  • Dissociated Women Incorporated
    Dissociated Women Incorporated8 ditë më parë

    If my last name were Null, I think I'd spell it "Nul" for registering with stuff. Close enough for legal purposes (I assume, I'm not a lawyer), and still pretty much the same name.

  • Raffael Walther
    Raffael Walther9 ditë më parë

    NULL != "NULL"

  • LilacDoe
    LilacDoe11 ditë më parë

    "You can't change your last name Mr. John Null." "Why not?" "I have to enter your current name before you can choose a new one." "But it's Null." "Sorry, my computer won't let me enter that. You can always try calling our central office. It's the one that puts you on hold for hours before randomly disconnecting."

  • Pyro
    Pyro11 ditë më parë

    What about nil? I doubt it would do anything as that (I think) is unique to Lua.

  • Styxo
    Styxo12 ditë më parë

    But null is not the same as "null" since null is a keyword whereas "null"(in quotes) is a string... You can't possibly fu*k that up... Unless you are a 8 year old making government websites and managing their databases... Well I think most of the people that make those are...

  • Hi There
    Hi There12 ditë më parë

    wait is it possible to have ediblepickles as a license plate?

  • kainpwnsu
    kainpwnsu12 ditë më parë

    This is simply sloppy programming and very old (ca. 1976) mainframe databases. I can do into lots of detail, but nobody would read it.

  • Smoothy
    Smoothy13 ditë më parë

    0:29 my name is Sam. I feel personally attacked.

  • Alaa Altannak
    Alaa Altannak13 ditë më parë

    Can I put hi

  • ZapeR S
    ZapeR S13 ditë më parë

    Put a K before the null😏

  • Theboss47
    Theboss4713 ditë më parë

    U canf

  • Jarouf2006
    Jarouf200613 ditë më parë

    In german Null means 0

  • Cashman Drummer
    Cashman Drummer14 ditë më parë

    Jesus loves you!

  • Felix Teupke
    Felix Teupke14 ditë më parë

    There are infinite number of really, really easy ways to mitigate the risk of SQL injections. Input sanitization is like the second thing you should learn when learning to build any kind of app. And in big corporate applications, this is simply inexcusable. If something can be broken by "null", it clearly does not sanitize it's inputs and should therefore no longer exist. If the "null"-"vulnerability" couldn't be mitigated easily, there would be no secure logins anywhere, and anyone could delete every database table in the backend of any website that's using SQL really easily.

  • Atrbulldog
    Atrbulldog14 ditë më parë

    Did he have to pay that money?

  • Amy Playz
    Amy Playz14 ditë më parë

    Vanity plate*

  • GrnArrow092
    GrnArrow09214 ditë më parë

    When I was at work a couple of years ago, I spotted a guy's license plate that read "AWWFUCK". I guess the state had no problem with allowing profanity on license plates.

  • James Parrant
    James Parrant14 ditë më parë

    So instead of making cops do their job properly they were just like nah you cant have that. Good to know now I definitely dont trust them

  • Galaxis
    Galaxis14 ditë më parë

    By the way, every time that has ever happened, it's a bug. Obviously entering a person's name should not cause anything weird to happen. So, if it does, then the system was not designed right. This gives you a clue as to how many 'not designed right' things happen in the world of computers. Basically, we're all constantly awash in computer bugs and bad designs.

  • RnRoadkills
    RnRoadkills15 ditë më parë

    It is not a problem in the database (null vs “null”), but passing data between systems. Example JSON would pass null string value from database as {“LicensePlate”: “null”}. It will then, of course, be read in the other end as “null” and not null. A better licenseplate would be DEFAULT. That might trick some systems to add the default value for the field instead of the string “DEFAULT”.

  • Nulcheck
    Nulcheck15 ditë më parë

    Thanks for the heads up on this, sounds like something i'd try too lol

  • Makozer
    Makozer15 ditë më parë

    "whats your agent name?" "null null seven ..." "urgh ... wait ... our system broke .... damn .... huh, where are you????"

  • murdarat
    murdarat15 ditë më parë

    If I had infinite amount of money, I would start experimenting with some kind of SQL injection as a license plate.

  • Spencer
    Spencer16 ditë më parë

    Aye dawg, 2:07 is a little dated, huh?

  • Michael Ratley
    Michael Ratley16 ditë më parë

    This is completely BS. This didn't happen.

  • Jørgen Jørgensen
    Jørgen Jørgensen16 ditë më parë

    Null is number 0 in norwegian

  • 937JRW
    937JRW16 ditë më parë

    Get curiosity stream on Roku TVs!!!

  • Lasagna Boi
    Lasagna Boi16 ditë më parë

    You can absolutely put religious references on a license plate, even going so far as to include the word Lord in there. I know people with such a plate.

  • catlover IS_Awesome
    catlover IS_Awesome16 ditë më parë

    Null? Nullxiety?

  • Mark Knoop
    Mark Knoop16 ditë më parë

    Nul is 0 in Dutch.

  • zbyszanna
    zbyszanna16 ditë më parë

    He should have sued the state for harassment.

  • Pomeranian._. hi
    Pomeranian._. hi16 ditë më parë

    0:28 Wow... That hurt

  • Hinata Naki
    Hinata Naki17 ditë më parë

    Then if you can’t join anything just Nuell

    NULL NULL17 ditë më parë

    Naw it’s ok ;)

  • BlueEngland
    BlueEngland17 ditë më parë

    Someone called Null Null: The day I lost my identity

  • neonwired
    neonwired17 ditë më parë

    this is complete nonsense, null doesn't work like that

  • R - G - C
    R - G - C17 ditë më parë


  • Michael Proctor
    Michael Proctor17 ditë më parë

    NONE is not a good choice either.

  • Whoosh Whoosh
    Whoosh Whoosh17 ditë më parë

    0, 0: ah yes spawn point

  • Energy
    Energy17 ditë më parë

    I’m finna name my license plate alt f4

  • Energy
    Energy17 ditë më parë

    Wait why’d I click on this

  • Simon Arne Myklebust
    Simon Arne Myklebust17 ditë më parë

    easy solution for last name null. make the database case sensitive for that word since its usually automatically added

  • Baxter Hunter
    Baxter Hunter17 ditë më parë


  • Stoic Bubble
    Stoic Bubble17 ditë më parë

    I got Rick rolled by a chip ad at the beginning of the video

  • KayOS Code
    KayOS Code17 ditë më parë

    Lol license plate injection hacking

  • SpeedTV
    SpeedTV17 ditë më parë

    You cant put religious references on a license plate? I saw one before

  • Moltenriches1
    Moltenriches117 ditë më parë

    Can't get over your pronounciation of buoy as 'boo-ee' 😂

  • 94 the alt
    94 the alt17 ditë më parë

    Null literally means Zero in Germany

  • Clay Soggyfries
    Clay Soggyfries17 ditë më parë


  • Gamers Bay
    Gamers Bay17 ditë më parë


  • Jonathan P
    Jonathan P18 ditë më parë

    In maine you're allowed to put swears on a vanity plate

  • realmoses1
    realmoses118 ditë më parë

    That is not actually how NULL works in a well designed database engine, so that means these database engines SUCK. For example, I can type the word NULL and it is represented with a different binary value than the database value of as in the absence of data.

  • NotBop
    NotBop18 ditë më parë

    Idk if my name is null, but it sure as hell isnt bop.

  • Riolunator1820
    Riolunator182018 ditë më parë

    *proceeds to name future child and future pets Null*

  • Enzo Sánchez
    Enzo Sánchez18 ditë më parë


  • Jade Nash
    Jade Nash18 ditë më parë

    how the FUCK can you manage to make a database this bad

  • Maximman102 n
    Maximman102 n18 ditë më parë

    No tags is also one that should not be used

  • Rusher
    Rusher18 ditë më parë

    Pfffft think you can stop me?

  • Crypto -videos and more
    Crypto -videos and more18 ditë më parë

    Choose corn instead of null

  • Gabifuertes
    Gabifuertes18 ditë më parë

    What I'm most surprised with is the fact that you can choose your license plates??? Here you are just given one, and you can estimate how old a car is because they are sequential.

  • Code
    Code18 ditë më parë


  • Kimberley Sunchuk
    Kimberley Sunchuk19 ditë më parë

    so if your last name is null, do you need to have it legally changed? like to Knull?

  • Gus Tav
    Gus Tav19 ditë më parë

    Maybe data storage shouldn't use NULL to mark missing data. Crazy idea....... MISSING DATA means "missing data".

  • Mantis Shrimp
    Mantis Shrimp19 ditë më parë

    It’s like the N-word but every time you use it you crash a database instead of offend millions of people.

  • usual suspect
    usual suspect19 ditë më parë

    Does anyone remember the texas Lamborghini owner that had a plate that read "370H55V"?

  • derhavas
    derhavas19 ditë më parë

    In the German-speaking area there are several reported cases of people who ran into online problems because their surname was Ohnenam or Namlos . Which both translate more or less as: without name/nameless.

  • tansip 123
    tansip 12319 ditë më parë

    Joseph...remind me of something...

  • Andrew Hill
    Andrew Hill19 ditë më parë

    I read somewhere someone also in California did the same thing with “no plate”:

  • Andrew Hill

    Andrew Hill

    19 ditë më parë

  • QeXDee
    QeXDee20 ditë më parë


  • Sacramento Kings
    Sacramento Kings20 ditë më parë

    S E X

  • Sacramento Kings
    Sacramento Kings20 ditë më parë

    Fun fact: Oh, that’s awkward you actually read my comment and thought there was a fun fact.

  • stumiles86
    stumiles8620 ditë më parë

    There's an identical story to this where the plate was "No Tag" so every time there was a car parked with no plates the cop wrote no tag on the ticket

  • Noob
    Noob20 ditë më parë

    Ok but the real question is why dont we have a symbol for null instead of an actual word

  • klikkolee
    klikkolee21 ditë më parë

    Even if it was made today, a system which keels over when someone is named "Null" does not deserve to be called "modern". The system is using its database in a highly improper manner. For decades, databases have had tools to easily use them properly in just about any reasonable usage, and separate tools for using the database properly in those few-brain-cells-harder cases are readily available. It's common to use those separate tools anyway since they're a huge quality of life improvement and a huge benefit to development time. Gotta love how literal government systems are more delicate (which is a security issue unto itself and which indicates a likelihood of vulnerabilities for other security outcomes) than joe shmoe's thrown-together website.

  • Porter Frazier
    Porter Frazier21 ditë më parë

    Simple just program it to read the license plate as a string and empty fields from police as actually Null not a string, silly programmers.

  • Sjs78 00
    Sjs78 0021 ditë më parë

    Me my brother n father share a last name that is the only one in my country, possibly world..!

  • Apollo Brown
    Apollo Brown22 ditë më parë

    did he just accuse a enemy channel of a crime?

  • The Sins
    The Sins22 ditë më parë


  • Hallowizer
    Hallowizer22 ditë më parë

    At least your last name isn't '); DROP TABLE Citizens; --

  • Jens Schmidt
    Jens Schmidt22 ditë më parë

    Something similar yet totally different: when updating German ZIP codes after the reunification, one little hamlet with two people was forgotten. And since every database of the postal service and/or the government needs a ZIP code to be entered, those poor folks never got any mail or were able to register for anything, passport included. So they had to give them the only ZIP that was left, just to satisfy the needs of databases: 00000.

  • David
    David22 ditë më parë


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